Office of the Dean

Karla Ewalt
Senior Associate Dean for Research
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Policy, outreach, research communications, research development

Annette Tate
Senior Associate Director for Finance and Administration
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Finance, operations, administration, information technology, University Research Board

Reporting Offices

Elizabeth Adams
Director, Office of Research and Project Administration
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Elizabeth H. Adams is currently the Director of the Office of Research and Project Administration at Princeton University. Previously, she was an Associate with the UIDP (University Industry Demonstration Partnership), consulting on range of research-related topics including public-private partnerships, the…

Coleen Burrus
Director, Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations
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Coleen leads the CEFR team at Princeton. She has more than 25 years of experience spanning the higher education, philanthropic, corporate and government sectors. Coleen comes from Northwestern University, where she worked in foundation relations and as senior director of corporate engagement. Previously, she worked at the Harris School of…

Laura Conour
Executive Director, Laboratory Animal Resources
University Attending Veterinarian
Senior Scholar
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Laura, the Executive Director of Laboratory Animal Resources and Attending Veterinarian at Princeton and a Senior Scholar is a nationally recognized veterinarian and experienced manager of animal care and use programs. Laura is also currently the Vice-President Elect of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science. 

Stuart Leland
Director, Research Integrity and Assurance
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Stuart Leland joined Princeton University to lead the Office of Research Integrity and Assurance (RIA) in August 2012.  Stu received his formal education from Cornell (BS/83), UC Davis (DVM/88), Michigan State (intern/89), and Yale (Postdoctoral Fellow/96).  He held academic positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the…

John Ritter
Director, Office of Technology Licensing
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As director of the Office of Technology Licensing, John oversees the protection and licensing of software and inventions created at Princeton University. His responsibilities include triaging invention disclosures, negotiating confidentiality, liaising with patent attorneys, and overseeing the distribution of income generated by intellectual…